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(1208) Troilus

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1931 YA. Discovered 1931 Dec. 31 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named for a son of Priam {see planet  (884)} who in a medieval legend loved Cressida {see planet  (548)} and lost her to Diomedes {see planet  (1437)}. Troilus was killed by Achilles {see planet  (588)}. (H 112)

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